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Italy, Ravenna, Mausoleum of Galla Placidia
it is describbed as "the earliest and best preserved of all mosaic monuments, and at the same time one of the most artistically perfect"

The building was formerly the oratory of the Church of the Holy Cross and now contains three sarcophagi. The largest sarcophagus was thought to contain the remains of Galla Placidia (died 450). Other is attributed to her husband, Emperor Constantius III. The last sarcophagus is attributed to Galla's son, Emperor Valentinian III, or to her brother, Emperor Honorius.
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Album name:Johny SYSEL / Ancient Sites Photo Gallery
Keywords:Galla Placidia Ravenna
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Date added:Jul 01, 2015
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